So What Do We Call the Original Xbox?

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#1 Posted by insouciant (710 posts) -

Since the new Xbox is called Xbox One, what do we call the original Xbox released in 2001? (I searched if someone already asked this question and couldn't find it as a topic.)

#2 Edited by _Chad (962 posts) -

I'm going to continue to call all Xboxes Xbox.

#3 Edited by Morningstar (2231 posts) -

You call it Xbox.

#4 Posted by BigJeffrey (5147 posts) -

OG Box.

#5 Posted by Wolverine (4282 posts) -

The Original Xbox

#6 Edited by Chibithor (574 posts) -

Xbox 01, to stress that it's the one released in 2001.

#7 Posted by Winternet (8035 posts) -

If you listen to the dumptruck from Jeff, the dude calls it Xbox 1. So, that's confusing.

#8 Edited by Gruff182 (872 posts) -

Xbox 1

#9 Posted by JoeyRavn (5007 posts) -

You call it Xbox.

Now, that's just silly. Why would you call it "Xbox", when it's clearly named "Xbox"?

#10 Posted by PenguinDust (12603 posts) -

I choose to call it "Xbox Alpha" or simply, the Alpha.

#11 Posted by supamon (1334 posts) -

This was my first thought when they revealed the name. They had to know this was going to cause some confusion.

On topic I'd say Xbox 2001.

#12 Posted by BeachThunder (12300 posts) -

Xbox one, as oppose to Xbox One.

#13 Posted by Mezmero (2018 posts) -

Xbox pre60

#14 Edited by TruthTellah (9427 posts) -

@insouciant: You said it. The Original Xbox. That's what many people have called it for years. I've never heard it called the "Xbox 1". Sometimes you hear "First Xbox", but usually it's "The Original Xbox" or "The Old Xbox".

So, while some of us who care about nomenclature might find it a little confusing when talking about the history of Xbox, it's likely not going to be a practical problem in any significant way. The X1 is just something we'll get used to and most consumers will easily figure out.

#15 Edited by isomeri (1388 posts) -

The first Xbox.

#16 Posted by Jimbo (9936 posts) -
#17 Posted by Oscar__Explosion (2406 posts) -

Dat Old Xbox, OG Loc

#18 Edited by JackSukeru (5950 posts) -

The OldBox.

#19 Posted by deathstriker666 (1337 posts) -

Xbox Zero

#20 Posted by Mayu_Zane (614 posts) -

Xbox Prime.

#21 Posted by PeasantAbuse (5138 posts) -

Big Black Console

#22 Posted by KarlPilkington (2773 posts) -

datXb0X

#23 Posted by mrfizzy (1550 posts) -

"The original Xbox" is what I will go with, unless I want to mix it up in which case it will be the "Xbox Classic".

#24 Edited by Monkeyman04 (1192 posts) -
#25 Edited by ShaggE (6636 posts) -

Xbox U. This is is the gen of confusing names, so MS should fuck with Nintendo's shit to make up for Sony playing it conservative with "PS4".

#26 Posted by FunkasaurasRex (847 posts) -

Xbox Original

#27 Edited by BBAlpert (1562 posts) -

Xbox Classic. Or we can just call the new console "X Bone"

#28 Posted by stalefishies (343 posts) -

Xbox 359

#29 Posted by ShadowConqueror (3082 posts) -

Xbox.

#30 Edited by ssj4raditz (1125 posts) -

The "Forgot it Existed Xbox" since that's what Microsoft seems to do. Do they ever acknowledge that thing was even a thing?

#31 Posted by natedawg_kz (235 posts) -

The PS2 game porter.

#32 Posted by Cheesebob (1246 posts) -

Xbox 2001

#33 Posted by onan (1286 posts) -

You call it Playstation One.

Wait. Now I'm confused.

#34 Posted by Svenzon (728 posts) -

Xbox 180.

#35 Posted by SavePoint (101 posts) -

XBox 1, and the new one XBone.

#36 Edited by EarlessShrimp (1670 posts) -

The oldbox?

#37 Posted by cheapandtacky (130 posts) -

Since the new Xbox is called Xbox One, what do we call the original Xbox released in 2001? (I searched if someone already asked this question and couldn't find it as a topic.)

The original Xbox same as we always did

#38 Posted by audioBusting (1643 posts) -

Playstation became PSX, so... Xboxx?

#39 Edited by HaltIamReptar (2029 posts) -

The XBOX Oldsmobile

#40 Posted by Orange (206 posts) -

Forget the original Xbox... What do we call the NEXT Xbox? Xbox One 2? This is a serious dilemma, duders.

#41 Posted by Herk (198 posts) -

@orange: Xbox One 2? Why not Xbox Two?

#42 Edited by Yagami (602 posts) -

I call the first one "Xbox". The second one, I just called it "Xbox". This new one... I'm calling it "FUCKING SHIT!"

Back to the names...

As for PS. I called the 1:st one "Playstation/PS". I called PSOne "PSOne". Playstation 2, I called "Playstation 2/PS2". Playstation 3, "Playstation 3/PS3". I'm thinking about calling the new Playstation 4 the "Playstation 4/PS4".

So yes, the new shit from MS will be called "FUCKING SHIT!".

#43 Posted by RenMcKormack (1074 posts) -

X Box HUGE

#44 Posted by RedCream (706 posts) -

Ex-Box

#45 Posted by Marmalade (192 posts) -

Xbox the first

#46 Posted by TooWalrus (13255 posts) -
#47 Edited by GnomeonFire (777 posts) -

In soviet Russia we call Eks Boks.

#48 Posted by Ramone (2976 posts) -

Xborignal

#49 Posted by Kung_Fu_Viking (717 posts) -

XBOX the First.

We name consoles like we name monarchs.

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